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Domestic Violence and the Politics of Privacy
Kristin A. Kelly
Although domestic violence is not new, it has only recently been recognized as a problem meriting public attention. Great strides have been made in some areas—such as protection orders and shelter provision—but the problem as a whole has proven...



Drawing the Lines
Constraints on Partisan Gerrymandering in U.S. Politics
Nicholas R. Seabrook
Drawing the Lines, Nicholas R. Seabrook uses a combination of political science methods and legal studies insights to investigate the effects of redistricting on U.S. House elections. He concludes that partisan gerrymandering poses far less of a threat to democratic accountability than conventional wisdom would suggest. 



Dreams of a More Perfect Union
Rogan Kersh
In a brilliantly conceived and elegantly written book, Rogan Kersh investigates the idea of national union in the United States. For much of the period between the colonial era and the late nineteenth century, he shows, "union" was the principal...



Drugs and the Limits of Liberalism
Moral and Legal Issues
Society's drug problem will persist, and debates over how to solve it will continue, getting nowhere, until we define our terms. This book is an effort to do just that—to parse the legal, moral, and philosophical underpinnings for any discussion of...



The Eccentric Realist
Henry Kissinger and the Shaping of American Foreign Policy
Mario Del Pero
Mario Del Pero questions the depiction of Kissinger as the foreign policy realist par excellence, revealing him to have been far more ideological and inconsistent in his policy formulations than is commonly realized.



An Education in Politics
The Origins and Evolution of No Child Left Behind
Jesse H. Rhodes
In this work, Jesse H. Rhodes shows how the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002 and its prescriptive policies arose out of the dynamic of decentralized authority established in the American federal system.



Eisenhower's Sputnik Moment
The Race for Space and World Prestige
Yanek Mieczkowski
A new history of the origins of America's space program and a reassessment Eisenhower's leadership during this critical Cold War moment.



An Elusive Unity
Urban Democracy and Machine Politics in Industrializing America
James J. Connolly
Through novels, cartoons, memoirs, and journalistic accounts, James J. Connolly traces efforts to reconcile democracy and diversity in the industrializing cities of the United States from the antebellum period through the Progressive Era.



Embryo Politics
Ethics and Policy in Atlantic Democracies
Thomas Banchoff
A comprehensive overview of political struggles about embryo research over four decades in four countries.



Employment Dispute Resolution and Worker Rights in the Changing Workplace
Have the speed, informality, and low cost of the grievance and arbitration system deteriorated? Has the system become too adversarial? Has it lost its problem-solving character? This book examines the nature and degree of change in workplace dispute...



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